The Finance Department's primary role is to advise the Board of Commissioners and the county manager on the financial status of the county. This department also manages the fiscal contractions of the county government on behalf of its taxpayers and the commissioners.
Other responsibilities of the Finance Department include:
Bank statements reconciliation
Development of internal control measures
Fixed asset management
Grants and management of automated financial systems
Maintaining the county's financial records
Preparation and distribution of financial reports
Timely and accurate payment of vendors
In addition, the department is responsible for collecting occupational tax fees from county vendors, including beer, wine, liquor and fuel pump licenses.